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Italy’s Coronavirus Victims Are Dying Alone

Outside of China, Italy is the country worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak to date. As of mid-March, the country had 27,000 confirmed cases and 2,158 COVID-19 related deaths. Fewer than 3,000 people are reported to h ...

Category: Disasters Health and Wellness Science

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Is the Cure to Coronavirus Prayer?

The Indonesian Health Minister shocked many when he said that his government is relying on the power of prayer to keep coronavirus off Indonesian soil. And he's not the only one relying on God to keep his nation safe.

Category: Science

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Choosing Your Religion: Voluntarism, Involuntarism and Belief

Atheists and theists often disagree as to the nature of belief or, more specifically, how and why individuals believe the things they do. Atheists often claim that believers are overly imprudent and have faith in things ...

Category: Religion Science

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The Mystery of HD 140283, a Star Older Than the Universe

A mysterious star resides 190 light years away from Earth in the constellation of Libra. Named HD 140283 by the astronomers who discovered it over 100 years ago, the star’s mystery is not due to its existence, but ...

Category: Science

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Buddhist Meditation: The Answer to Workplace Anxiety?

You probably know all about workplace anxiety. Whether it’s attempting to impress your boss, trying to fulfill your responsibility to land that important new account, or falling into the grip of what has come to be ...

Category: Science Buddhism Eastern Philosophy

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Scientists Propose a Unified Theory of Evolution to Supplant Darwin

Everyone knows the basic tenet of the theory of evolution as proposed by Charles Darwin in his 1859 book “On the Origin of Species”: That given enough time, organisms change because of the mutated traits they ...

Category: Science Technology

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Study Concludes Cohabitation Is Not an Accurate Predictor of Marital Success

Cohabitation, whether prior to or instead of marriage, has become almost the norm in America. As of three years ago, approximately 65% of Americans said they approve of cohabitation, and over 70% of couples now cohabit b ...

Category: Morality Science

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Marriage: One More Difference Between Conservatives and Liberals

The election season is upon us, just ask Democrats. They have already held four presidential debates so far this year, with two more promised during 2019 and four additional between January and April of 2020. And with e ...

Category: Politics Religion Science

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4 Interesting Facts About US Evangelicals

Before we get into the four interesting facts about US evangelicals promised in the title of this post, it might help to define what an evangelical is. This, however, poses a problem. No one-size-fits-all definition appl ...

Category: Politics Science Christianity

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The Dark Side of Meditation

Oh joy. Just when you finally convinced yourself to begin a structured meditation routine so as to receive all the benefits promised by certified therapists and pop culture gurus alike comes the disturbing news that medi ...

Category: Health and Wellness Science

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